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  1. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  2. Renault: Error-free Austin weekend 'essential' 12:02

    Renault: Error-free Austin weekend 'essential'

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has stressed that an "error-free" weekend at the United States Grand Prix is "essential" in the team's quest to fight for fifth in…

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  3. Friday 6 October 2017

  4. Abiteboul: Budkowski set for April arrival 09:19

    Abiteboul: Budkowski set for April arrival

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has indicated that Marcin Budkowski will officially join the team in April, in a compromise over his period of gardening…

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  5. Wednesday 27 September 2017

  6. Renault e.dams presents 2017/18 livery 08:58

    Renault e.dams presents 2017/18 livery

    Renault e.dams has presented its livery for the 2017/18 Formula E season, as it bids to claim its fourth straight Teams' title. Renault e.dams has not been…

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  7. Saturday 23 September 2017

  8. Palmer: Points a weight off my shoulders 08:58

    Palmer: Points a weight off my shoulders

    Renault's Jolyon Palmer says scoring points in Singapore was a "weight off the shoulders" and feels he can tackle the remaining six Grands Prix with renewed…

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  9. Monday 18 September 2017

  10. Palmer overjoyed with first points of 2017 14:06

    Palmer overjoyed with first points of 2017

    Renault's Jolyon Palmer expressed his delight at capturing his first points of the 2017 campaign after finishing in sixth place at the Singapore Grand…

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  11. Friday 15 September 2017

  12. Renault: Sainz Jr. signing will boost team 12:22

    Renault: Sainz Jr. signing will boost team

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul believes the recruitment of Carlos Sainz Jr. will drive the manufacturer forward in 2018, as it strives to move up the…

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  13. Saturday 9 September 2017

  14. Renault sure it can still overhaul Williams 16:22

    Renault sure it can still overhaul Williams

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer still has the "capability" to overhaul Williams in the battle for fifth in the Constructors…

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  15. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  16. Renault should not 'go crazy' over Monza 09:56

    Renault should not 'go crazy' over Monza

    Nico Hülkenberg says Renault should not "go crazy" over its performance at the Italian Grand Prix, as the team lacked straight line speed and he struggled for…

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  17. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  18. Renault cautious over Italian GP prospects 08:38

    Renault cautious over Italian GP prospects

    Renault says it is adopting a cautious approach to this weekend's Italian Grand Prix due to the high-speed nature of the Monza circuit. Renault has emerged…

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  19. Tuesday 29 August 2017

  20. Renault set for 'course of action' with RBR 07:28

    Renault set for 'course of action' with RBR

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has apologised to Max Verstappen and Red Bull, following the Dutchman's latest engine failure, and will respond with a "course of…

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  21. Saturday 26 August 2017

  22. Renault still lacking answers after Kubica test 08:46

    Renault still lacking answers after Kubica test

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer did not get all the answers it wanted from Robert Kubica's return to Formula 1 test action…

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  23. Friday 25 August 2017

  24. Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks 18:14

    Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed that the manufacturer held talks with McLaren over a potential 2018 engine deal, but has dismissed the prospect of…

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  25. Tuesday 22 August 2017

  26. Kubica 'delivered well' in 2017-spec F1 test 08:12

    Kubica 'delivered well' in 2017-spec F1 test

    Robert Kubica "delivered well" on his official Formula 1 test return at the Hungaroring earlier this month, according to Renault chief Cyril…

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  27. Tuesday 1 August 2017

  28. Renault laments getting 'caught in procession' 11:13

    Renault laments getting 'caught in procession'

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul lamented a fruitless Hungarian Grand Prix for the team as Nico Hülkenberg and Jolyon Palmer got "caught in quite a…

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  29. Thursday 27 July 2017

  30. Renault: Kubica won't replace Palmer in '17 09:48

    Renault: Kubica won't replace Palmer in '17

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul says there are no plans to replace Jolyon Palmer with Robert Kubica over the second half of the 2017 season, ahead of the Pole's…

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  31. Saturday 22 July 2017

  32. Renault says double top 10 finish 'critical' 14:48

    Renault says double top 10 finish 'critical'

    Jolyon Palmer will receive Renault's new floor, run by Nico Hülkenberg in Britain, at next weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix, with the manufacturer labelling a…

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  33. Friday 14 July 2017

  34. Abiteboul: No obvious roadblocks for Kubica 17:32

    Abiteboul: No obvious roadblocks for Kubica

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul says there are "no obvious roadblocks" for Robert Kubica regarding a Formula 1 return, following his recent test runs with the…

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  35. Saturday 24 June 2017

  36. Renault's Baku gains worth 0.2s per lap 09:32

    Renault's Baku gains worth 0.2s per lap

    Renault's engine upgrades introduced for this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix have led to a gain of 0.2s per lap, according to Managing Director Cyril…

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  37. Friday 23 June 2017

  38. Renault rejects Kubica Italy FP1 rumours 16:31

    Renault rejects Kubica Italy FP1 rumours

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul has shot down rumours linking Robert Kubica to a Friday practice outing at September's Italian Grand Prix. Kubica…

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  39. Saturday 17 June 2017

  40. Renault 'very dependent' on Hülkenberg 09:48

    Renault 'very dependent' on Hülkenberg

    Renault's fortunes in Formula 1 this year are "very dependent" on Nico Hülkenberg, according to Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul, who says Jolyon Palmer "has…

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  41. Friday 16 June 2017

  42. Abiteboul: F1 needs better engine 'balance' 15:42

    Abiteboul: F1 needs better engine 'balance'

    Formula 1 needs to find a better "balance" with future engine regulations, as talks continue over the best route to take, according to Renault chief Cyril…

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  43. Wednesday 14 June 2017

  44. Horner: New fuel can push engine on 16:42

    Horner: New fuel can push engine on

    Christian Horner is confident that Red Bull will still feel engine gains through 2017, despite supplier Renault's admission that no major update will come until…

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  45. Sunday 11 June 2017

  46. Renault rules out major engine update 16:58

    Renault rules out major engine update

    Renault has ruled out the suggestion that it is set to bring a major engine update to the next round in Azerbaijan, saying an overhaul will not come until…

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  47. Saturday 3 June 2017

  48. Renault targets sixth before summer break 16:58

    Renault targets sixth before summer break

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul is hopeful that the manufacturer can maintain its upwards momentum by gaining a position in the Constructors…

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  49. Tuesday 30 May 2017

  50. Renault took 'risk' with Hülkenberg gearbox 12:38

    Renault took 'risk' with Hülkenberg gearbox

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul has explained that the manufacturer took a "risk" with Nico Hülkenberg's gearbox, the part which caused his…

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  51. Monday 15 May 2017

  52. Renault: Race pace better than rivals 14:48

    Renault: Race pace better than rivals

    Renault's Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer has made progress with its race pace, after Nico Hülkenberg claimed sixth at the Spanish Grand Prix. Renault…

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  53. Thursday 4 May 2017

  54. Renault pushes back planned engine update 10:39

    Renault pushes back planned engine update

    Renault has pushed back the introduction of an upgraded Formula 1 engine, as it works to ensure reliability, Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul has…

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  55. Wednesday 19 April 2017

  56. Renault reveals 2027 Formula 1 concept car 08:38

    Renault reveals 2027 Formula 1 concept car

    Renault has outlined a vision of what Formula 1 might look like in 2027. Renault follows in the footsteps of McLaren in revealing a concept car, as it looks…

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  57. Monday 3 April 2017

  58. Abiteboul: Renault focused on reliability 16:21

    Abiteboul: Renault focused on reliability

    Renault's short-term focus is on improving the reliability of its power unit, before introducing any performance upgrades, according to Managing Director Cyril…

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  59. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  60. Lack of preparation hurt Renault - Abiteboul 12:18

    Lack of preparation hurt Renault - Abiteboul

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul reckons the team's prospects at the Australian Grand Prix were hindered by a lack of preparation, in comparison to its midfield…

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  61. Wednesday 22 March 2017

  62. Abiteboul confirms Renault ERS issue fixed 08:13

    Abiteboul confirms Renault ERS issue fixed

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer has addressed the Energy Recovery System (ERS) issue which affected its running during…

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  63. Wednesday 22 February 2017

  64. Mallya hits back at Abiteboul comments 15:49

    Mallya hits back at Abiteboul comments

    Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has hit back at Renault's Cyril Abiteboul, after the Frenchman suggested lesser-resourced teams could struggle in…

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  65. Abiteboul: Renault 'fastest-growing team' 07:34

    Abiteboul: Renault 'fastest-growing team'

    Renault is the "fastest-growing" team in Formula 1 as it attempts to return to the front of the grid, according to the brand's Managing Director, Cyril…

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  66. Thursday 9 February 2017

  67. Renault: Same engine for all three teams 16:12

    Renault: Same engine for all three teams

    Renault insists it will deliver the same top-spec engine to supplied teams Red Bull and Toro Rosso in 2017, though admits it has been optimised for BP's…

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  68. Permane, Pilbeam take on Vasseur tasks 14:12

    Permane, Pilbeam take on Vasseur tasks

    Renault's Managing Director, Cyril Abiteboul, has revealed that Alan Permane and Ciaron Pilbeam will take on the tasks carried out by former team boss…

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  69. Thursday 15 December 2016

  70. Renault poaches Pilbeam from McLaren 14:26

    Renault poaches Pilbeam from McLaren

    Renault has announced the signing of Ciaron Pilbeam as its new Chief Race Engineer. Pilbeam started his Formula 1 career with BAR in the late 1990s…

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  71. Sunday 23 October 2016

  72. Renault: Nationality not the key for seat 12:22

    Renault: Nationality not the key for seat

    Speed, rather than nationality, will determine who completes Renault's driver line-up for the 2017 season, according to the brand's Managing Director, Cyril…

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  73. Monday 17 October 2016

  74. Abiteboul: Renault now in midfield mix 13:05

    Abiteboul: Renault now in midfield mix

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul believes the squad is now capable of battling in Formula 1's midfield, following improvements across recent…

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  75. Wednesday 28 September 2016

  76. Renault e.dams unveils 2016/17 FE livery 16:12

    Renault e.dams unveils 2016/17 FE livery

    Renault e.dams has unveiled a revised blue livery for the 2016/17 Formula E championship, which will begin next weekend in Hong Kong. The French squad has…

    FE
  77. Abiteboul sure Renault can score more points 14:26

    Abiteboul sure Renault can score more points

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul is confident that the team can add to its points tally after Kevin Magnussen returned the outfit to the top 10 in…

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  78. Friday 16 September 2016

  79. Renault will not rush 2017 driver decision 16:58

    Renault will not rush 2017 driver decision

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul insists the manufacturer has a variety of options regarding its 2017 driver line-up and will not rush into any…

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  80. Wednesday 10 August 2016

  81. Renault: Ocon deal shows strong Mercedes link 10:15

    Renault: Ocon deal shows strong Mercedes link

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says Esteban Ocon's deal to race for Manor across the remainder of 2016 highlights the "excellent relationship…

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  82. Wednesday 27 July 2016

  83. Abiteboul: Renault must convert potential 11:12

    Abiteboul: Renault must convert potential

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer must convert its opportunities into points after making a "tangible step forward" in Hungary…

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  84. Sunday 17 July 2016

  85. Renault: Results don't reflect hard work 11:04

    Renault: Results don't reflect hard work

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says that the team's results in Formula 1 so far in 2016 are not reflective of the ongoing work it is undertaking as…

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  86. Saturday 7 May 2016

  87. Renault planning B-spec engine for test 11:52

    Renault planning B-spec engine for test

    Renault is planning the first major development since its Formula 1 comeback after confirming that a 'B-spec' power unit will be trialled during the post-race…

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  88. Sunday 24 April 2016

  89. Renault boss targets chassis progress 10:54

    Renault boss targets chassis progress

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer needs to improve the chassis side of its RS16 after making engines gains across the start of the…

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  90. Friday 18 March 2016

  91. Renault has changed development approach 11:35

    Renault has changed development approach

    Renault's Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the outfit has changed its approach to power unit development, taking the focus away from the importance of the…

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  92. Thursday 4 February 2016

  93. F1 set to scrap power unit token system 09:37

    F1 set to scrap power unit token system

    Formula 1 is set to scrap its controversial power unit token development system from the 2017 season, in the wake of recent discussions, Renault's Managing…

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    Video of the Day: Abiteboul on Renault return

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  95. Wednesday 3 February 2016

  96. Renault realistic over 2016 prospects 15:06

    Renault realistic over 2016 prospects

    Renault has vowed to stay realistic over its chances for the upcoming season, with the French manufacturer aware that it will take time to return to the front…

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  97. Sunday 3 January 2016

  98. Renault suggests Mercedes-style structure 10:36

    Renault suggests Mercedes-style structure

    Renault's Cyril Abiteboul has suggested that the French manufacturer could adopt a similar management structure to champion Mercedes when it returns to the…

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  99. Tuesday 1 December 2015

  100. Abiteboul lauds Renault motivation amid woes 13:45

    Abiteboul lauds Renault motivation amid woes

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul has praised the manufacturer's employees for maintaining motivation during the lowest moments of the 2015 season as it…

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  101. Friday 27 November 2015

  102. Renault to make announcement next week 17:40

    Renault to make announcement next week

    Renault will make an announcement over its future in Formula 1 "in the course of next week", according to the French manufacturer's Managing Director, Cyril…

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  103. Monday 21 September 2015

  104. Grosjean poised to leave Lotus for Haas 15:05

    Grosjean poised to leave Lotus for Haas

    Romain Grosjean is poised to leave Lotus for the arriving Haas F1 Team next season, despite the anticipated takeover of the Enstone-based outfit by French…

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  105. Monday 7 September 2015

  106. Renault hopes 'calculated sacrifice' pays off 11:00

    Renault hopes 'calculated sacrifice' pays off

    Renault is hopeful that its decision to "sacrifice" last weekend's Italian Grand Prix will pay dividends for supplied teams Red Bull and Toro Rosso over the…

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  107. Monday 6 July 2015

  108. Renault frustrated as reliability issues return 12:02

    Renault frustrated as reliability issues return

    Power unit supplier Renault was left frustrated as its reliability issues returned at the British Grand Prix, with both Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Toro…

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  109. Monday 8 June 2015

  110. Renault switching focus to performance 12:34

    Renault switching focus to performance

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says that the power unit supplier is now switching its focus to improving performance, after both cars from Red Bull…

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  111. Tuesday 21 April 2015

  112. Renault confident over permanent fixes 09:12

    Renault confident over permanent fixes

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says that the company will use the three week gap before the Spanish Grand Prix to introduce more permanent fixes to…

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  113. Thursday 16 April 2015

  114. Renault applies temporary engine fixes 10:38

    Renault applies temporary engine fixes

    Formula 1 engine supplier Renault admits that it has only been able to apply temporary fixes to some of its power unit issues ahead of this weekend's Bahrain…

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  115. Monday 13 April 2015

  116. Renault takes blame for China problems 08:55

    Renault takes blame for China problems

    Power unit supplier Renault has accepted responsibility for the problems which affected Red Bull and Toro Rosso during the Chinese Grand Prix. Red Bull's…

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